Family Law for the Paralegal

Author: Mary E. Wilson
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0133779718
Release Date: 2016-01-13
Genre: Law

Family Law for the Paralegal: Concepts and Applications provides a thorough introduction to the basics of family law and procedure, addressing all key areas most commonly encountered in a family law practice. While the text approaches family law through generic viewpoint and terminology, each chapter provides students with opportunities to think about family law in the context of each jurisdiction. The Third Edition offers an up-to-date perspective on the family by incorporating discussions of the Marriage Equality Act and the Internet's revolutionization of the adoption process. Designed for paralegal students who desire an interesting and readable text on family law, the book builds on their existing knowledge base and skill sets to enhance their job performance. It helps students prepare to transition into the workforce by covering all phases of legal representation, from meeting with clients to preparing for trial.

Legal Research

Author: William Putman
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285439938
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Law

Learn to conduct legal research without wasting time or duplicating effort! This one-of-a-kind text covers every phase of the legal research process and includes examples, illustrations, and assignments based on real-life cases. Practical information in every chapter shows you how to identify key facts and issues in a case, how to conduct statutory and case law research and analysis, as well as how to brief cases, research secondary authority, conduct electronic legal research and counteranalysis, and cite authority. Designed to help you develop an in-depth understanding of the fundamentals of legal research, the book guides you through each step in the research process, including how to determine what to research, how to identify key facts and terms, what to look for when researching, what to do with the research once it is found, and how to organize research. You’ll also find extensive coverage of primary and secondary research sources, including Internet and computer research, citation format, and case law analysis. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Civil Litigation

Author: Thomas Goldman
Publisher:
ISBN: 0134831047
Release Date: 2018-01-11
Genre: Civil procedure

For courses in civil litigation. Multimedia introduction to civil litigation, from pre- to posttrial Civil Litigation: Process and Procedures teaches students the skills they need to pursue careers in civil litigation, from the details of the litigation process, to the work of paralegals, to pretrial preparation and posttrial procedures. Throughout the text, the authors integrate video simulations and hands-on activities, some of which lead students to create documents they can include in a professional portfolio. In addition to updated laws and procedures, the 4th edition includes a new Virtual Law Office Experience to help students prepare for the workplace.

Tort Law

Author: Hillary J. Michaud
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0132973731
Release Date: 2013-01-29
Genre: Business & Economics

Tort Law Concepts and Applications, 2e provides the most comprehensive coverage of substantive American tort law available. This edition features two chapters devoted to intentional torts, two chapters devoted to negligence, and references to the latest cases and statutes. To help students develop in-demand paralegal skills, there are extensive end-of-chapter exercises, online video cases, and an entire chapter devoted to tort practice and applications.

Contract Law for Paralegals

Author: Kathleen Mercer Reed
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0135109450
Release Date: 2012-03
Genre: Law

CONTRACT LAW FOR PARALEGALS, 2/e fully prepares paralegals for all facets of contract preparation, including ethical, practical, and professional issues. Fully updated for current case law, it thoroughly covers modern e-contracts, and presents relevant new examples such as health club and cell phone contracts. It combines a strong foundation in essential principles with practical insight into the issues paralegals face in researching, drafting, and interpreting contracts. Students build skills and portfolios through many drafting exercises, including the creation of complete contracts for equipment, real estate, and business sales. They also build critical thinking skills through assignments ranging from attorney briefings to Critical Legal Thinking Cases. Students will find up-to-date career information, sidebars illuminating working paralegals' real-world experiences, and extensive reference resources, including a detailed glossary and extensive UCC excerpts.

GO All in One

Author: Shelley Gaskin
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134484990
Release Date: 2016-06-16
Genre: Business & Economics

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. GO! with Office 2016 is the right approach to learning for today's fast-moving, mobile environment. The GO! Series focuses on the job and success skills students need to succeed in the workforce. With GO! All in One, you can teach Computer Concepts and Applications together - the way it is in the real world! Engage your students right away by focusing on jobs and incorporating cloud computing and collaboration in a logical way. And, put concepts into action using a unique, integrated, jobs-focused, unit approach, or take an IC3 approach to help prepare students to take the IC3 exams. By using jobs-related projects, students learn Microsoft Office in the context of a real work environment. With these projects, students learn the how and why at the moment they need to know, and they never get lost because the GO! Series using Microsoft procedural syntax. MyITLab ® is designed with the learner in mind. It provides access to all of the resources, including the interactive eText with videos, IT Concepts simulations, and quick check quizzes built in, plus the Grader Projects and Simulations for Microsoft applications

Civil Litigation

Author: Peggy Kerley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285449180
Release Date: 2014-01-28
Genre: Law

Succeed in your role as a paralegal with CIVIL LITIGATION, Seventh Edition. Practical, easy-to-understand, and thoroughly up-to-date, this proven book helps you grasp the details of today’s litigation practice, covers the litigation process in a range of contexts, and demonstrates the relationship of litigation to other legal specialties. Each chapter includes exercises focusing on two cases, giving you the opportunity to work the cases from beginning to end, simulating an on-the-job experience. You’ll also find sample documents (such as complaints, answers, interrogatories, and deposition summaries) that familiarize you with the documents you will encounter in the litigation law office. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Paralegal Procedures and Practices

Author: Scott A. Hatch (J.D.)
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0314013482
Release Date: 1993-01-01
Genre: Law

This supplement can be used with any introduction to paralegalism text. It gives students opportunities to practice with techniques like qualifying evidence, interviewing clients, drafting documents, preparing resumes, and more. Many hypothetical scenarios apply concepts to real-life situations.

Basic Legal Writing

Author: Pamela R. Tepper
Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill Post Secondary
ISBN: STANFORD:36105061257007
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines


Constitutional Law

Author: Daniel E. Hall
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780133767926
Release Date: 2016-02-15
Genre: Law

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in constitutional law. Introduces the core principles of constitutional law in relevant and readable style using real world scenarios and contemporary topics to bring the constitution alive for today’s student! Relevant and readable, this Third Edition of Constitutional Law: Governmental Powers and Individual Freedoms remains the most up-to-date constitutional law textbook on the market. The text introduces readers to the core principles, cases, and doctrines surrounding the major issues of constitutional law, with an emphasis on governmental powers and civil liberties. Considering real-world cases and contemporary legal scenarios, along with ample visual aids, the text brings the constitution alive, making constitutional law seem relevant rather than remote and theoretical. Modern challenges, cases outside of the Supreme Court, and historical context are also considered, and the Third Edition has been updated with dozens of new cases and contemporary topics.

Paralegal Professional

Author: Thomas F. Goldman
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0134130863
Release Date: 2016-02-03
Genre: Business & Economics

For courses in Paralegal Studies. Build a strong foundation in Paralegal Studies Since the publication of the First Edition of The Paralegal Professional : The Essentials , the paralegal profession plays an increasingly more important role in the delivery of legal services. The Paralegal Professional : The Essentials provides students with the conceptual knowledge, analytical skills, and firm understanding of ethical issues they need to succeed as paralegals in today's legal environment. The book is shaped by insights of real legal professionals with whom paralegals work to offer relevant information for use in the workplace. The text illuminates specific tasks and roles paralegals will play in the workplace to fully prepare them to enter the field. The Fifth Edition builds a foundation of knowledge which students can augment as they work towards a profession in the field of law.

The Law of Contracts and the Uniform Commercial Code

Author: Pamela Tepper
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285448947
Release Date: 2014-08-01
Genre: Law

THE LAW OF CONTRACTS AND THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE, 3e covers all the important features of common law contracts, as well as Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code in a practical, understandable, and realistic manner. Real cases demonstrate how the concepts in each chapter are applied, and the fact pattern is used throughout the chapter to demonstrate how contracts and their concepts affect our daily lives, often with unusual results. Using a fluid and interesting writing style, the author reduces contract law to its basic components and provides examples that build on other examples. Chapter summaries, review questions, exercises, a running glossary, and--new to this edition--learning objectives help your students to fully grasp this complex area of the law. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Beginning Algebra Connecting Concepts Through Applications

Author: Mark Clark
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133416470
Release Date: 2012-12-19
Genre: Mathematics

BEGINNING ALGEBRA: CONNECTING CONCEPTS THROUGH APPLICATIONS shows students how to apply traditional mathematical skills in real-world contexts. The emphasis on skill building and applications engages students as they master algebraic concepts, problem solving, and communication skills. Students learn how to solve problems generated from realistic applications, instead of learning techniques without conceptual understanding. The authors have developed several key ideas to make concepts real and vivid for students. First, they emphasize strong algebra skills. These skills support the applications and enhance student comprehension. Second, the authors integrate applications, drawing on realistic data to show students why they need to know and how to apply math. The applications help students develop the skills needed to explain the meaning of answers in the context of the application. Third, the authors develop key concepts as students progress through the course. For example, the distributive property is introduced in real numbers, covered when students are learning how to multiply a polynomial by a constant, and finally when students learn how to multiply a polynomial by a monomial. These concepts are reinforced through applications in the text. Last, the authors' approach prepares students for intermediate algebra by including an introduction to material such as functions and interval notation as well as the last chapter that covers linear and quadratic modeling. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Paralegal Today The Legal Team at Work

Author: Roger LeRoy Miller
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305854925
Release Date: 2016-01-01
Genre: Law

Succeed in your course and your career as a paralegal with PARALEGAL TODAY: THE LEGAL TEAM AT WORK. This updated Seventh Edition shows you how current technology and social media tools are used in practice, while helping you develop an understanding of the laws in our society, the importance of ethical and professional responsibility, and the skills needed to thrive in today's legal environment. Real-world examples, practical applications, ethical dilemmas, hands-on assignments, and an entire chapter on paralegal careers (with salary information) prepare you to meet the challenges of today's paralegal working environment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Constitutional Law Principles and Practice

Author: Joanne Banker Hames
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111648541
Release Date: 2012-03-16
Genre: Law

Specifically written for paralegal students, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE, 2nd Edition identifies and explains the concepts behind constitutional law,and connects them to everyday experiences both inside the law practice and out. Carefully edited for non-lawyers, the major cases presented show how the Supreme Court’s decisions impact lawyers, lawmakers, and the general public, while breaking down complex concepts for paralegals-in-training to grasp more easily. Each chapter also contains numerous pedagogical elements including learning objectives, review and analysis questions, and vocabulary terms to build reader confidence with the material, and demonstrate the ways paralegals perform in the workplace. Focusing on practical application, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE, 2nd Edition offers multiple hands-on opportunities to help students excel. Helpful appendices include samples of commonly used legal documents, while the readings are packed with hypothetical cases, ethical dilemmas, and end-of-chapter assignments for practicing analytical skills. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.